Friday Feature: A Day Off

I have the pleasure of living in one of the more beautiful spots of the country. I am biased but I also, am not alone in this opinion. Galena, IL is home and where my/our office is. Conde Nast ranks it as one the friendliest cities in America and Forbes called it one of the … Read more

Wednesday Feature: Autumn

Well, this Saturday past, September 23, ushered in fall with the arrival of the Autumnal Equinox. On this day, the rotation of the Sun shifted to its midpoint in the journey, on the way to the southern hemisphere. In other words, the sun’s highest point now is at the equator, and the result for us … Read more

Wednesday Feature: Fall is Coming!

After a few days of mid-summer weather (90s, humid), my calendar says fall is right around the corner, even if the weather doesn’t. I love fall. It’s my favorite time of year. Living in the upper-Midwest, fall can be just spectacular. Soon, the days will be warm and the evenings chilly. Woodfire smoke (not the … Read more